Sasha Banks and Naomi are no longer WWE Women’s Tag Team champions. Veteran broadcaster Michael Cole revealed on Friday Night SmackDown that the couple has been suspended indefinitely after watching ‘s live video Monday Night Raw earlier this week.
“We’re going to have a tournament in the future to win the new WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions,” Cole said during Friday’s broadcast.
PWI first reported that Sasha is having issues with the outcome of a planned main event, which will feature both in the Six Pack Challenge alongside Asuka, Becky Lynch, Doudrop, and Nikki ASH to determine who will be. face Bianca Belair at “Hell in Cells. Sasha is said to have met with CEO Vince McMahon to express her concerns, and McMahon is said to have refused to change his plans for the team. That’s when she left the building with Naomi.
Becky Lynch shot segments with Adam Pearce to set up the new main event featuring Lynch and Asuka.
WWE confirmed that Naomi and Sasha met WWE’s Head of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis “with their suitcases in hand, put their team championship belts on his desk, and walked out.”
In WWE’s official statement, the company said that Sasha and Naomi felt they were “not respected enough as tag team champions” and were “uncomfortable in the ring with their two opponents,” added: “Monday Night Raw is a scripted live television show, whose characters are expected to fulfill the requirements of their contract. ”
Sasha and Naomi have yet to release their own statement.
https://tvline.com/2022/05/20/wwe-sasha-banks-naomi-suspended-indefinitely-stripped-womens-tag-team-titles/ WWE Suspends Sasha Banks and Naomi Indefinitely